Wartook Reservoir is located on the MacKenzie River in the central Grampians. It is the primary source of supply for Horsham and Natimuk, and a secondary source for Supply System 6 of the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline. The reservoir, which has a high recreational value, also provides important flows to the environment.
Recreational fishing is popular at this lake.
Dogs are not permitted.
Boating speed limit is 5 knots.
Swimming, water skiing, jet skis and camping are not permitted.
Duck shooting is not permitted.
|Current Level||440.050 m AHD|
|Current Volume||15,310 ML|
|Current Inflows||-380 ML/week|
|24 hour Rainfall||0 mmCummulative Inflows Graph|
|Current Releases||25 ML/day|
|Current Spills||0 ML/day|
|Current Airspace||13,990 ML|
|Full Supply Level||441.68 m AHD|
|Full Supply Volume||29,300 ML|
|Maximum Operating Volume||29,300 ML|
|Spillway Volume||441.83 m AHD|
|Spillway Length||175 m|
|Spillway Capacity||1,500 ML/day|
|Secondary Spillway Level||442.10 m AHD|
|Secondary Spillway Length||127 m|
|Secondary Spillway Capacity||25,056 ML/day|
|Outlet Capacity||500 ML/day|
|Catchment Area||75 km2|
|Surface Area When Full||10.31 km2|
|Major Tributary||MacKenzie River|
|Average Annual Inflow||26,000 ML/year|
|Maximum Depth||8.2 m|